Useful Resources

Podcasts
 

Sons of Anxiety

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08ph7lb

Stew Kingscott and Justyn Surrall open up about their own battles with stress, depression and anxiety as they team up with psychologist Dr Ben Rogers to investigate why men struggle to talk to each other about their mental health…..and what happens when they do.

 

Contacts
 

Mind 

www.mind.org.uk

Call 0300 123 3393

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

 

Samaritans

www.samaritans.org

Call 116 123

Samaritans is a registered charity available 24/7 365 days of the year, aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, often through their telephone helpline

Reading Material
 

Fearne Cotton – Happy, Calm, and Quiet 

These three books also tie in with her Journals (named the same) to work on daily reflection for anxiety, depression and improving self-esteem.

 

Dr Emma Hepburn – A Toolkit for Modern Life

This book is filled with practical tools for taking care of your mental health, self-care, and self-esteem.

 

Dr Sarah Edelman – Change Your Thinking with CBT:

Overcome Stress, Combat Anxiety and Improve your Life

All of us experience complicated thoughts and feelings as we negotiate the day and these feelings can be difficult to manage. Sometimes we are aware that the way we think contributes to our difficulties, but don't know what to do about it

 

Matt Haig – Notes on a Nervous Planet

A follow-up to Matt Haig's internationally bestselling memoir, Reasons to Stay Alive, a broader look at how modern life feeds our anxiety, and how to live a better life.The societies we live in are increasingly making our minds ill, making it feel as though the way we live is engineered to make us unhappy.

 

 

 

Videos


Black dog of Depression

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiCrniLQGYc

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don't know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery. 

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